Biggest deals in the Eagle Ford Shale

SAN ANTONIO — Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas recently announced the completion of the $3.1 billion sale of its Eagle Ford Shale assets to a subsidiary of Encana Corp.

The Eagle Ford assets include interests on approximately 45,500 net acres in South Texas with estimated net proved reserves of 59 million barrels of oil equivalents. Encana’s new acreage is in the crude-oil core of the field in Atascosa, Wilson and Karnes counties.

The Freeport-McMoRan sale to Encana is one of the biggest deals in the Eagle Ford so far. Check out the others in the slideshow above.

Express-News and Houston Chronicle archives contributed to this report.

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